SOUTH AMBOY – Donald J. Applegate has been appointed to fill a vacancy on South Amboy’s City Council created when First Ward Councilman Russell Stillwagon died last month.
RAHWAY — Debra Natoli, an English teacher at Rahway High School, was chosen to participate in the 2010 Holocaust & Jewish Resistance Teachers’ Journey this summer.
EDISON — Art work from professional and non-professional Middlesex County artists over age 60, who participated in the Middlesex County Department of Senior Services Senior Art Contest, is currently on display at The Studio Art Gallery in the Performing Arts Center at Middlesex County College in Edison.
PERTH AMBOY – The city will host an Arts Festival on Amboy Avenue, between Lawrie and Washington streets, from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 24. There will be music, arts & crafts, vendors and more.
LINDEN – Police arrested a 50-year-old Roselle woman accused of shoplifting from the ShopRite supermarket on West Edgar Road Tuesday evening.
CLARK – Citing safety concerns, Clark’s Township Council voted Monday to permanently close Campbell Street to through traffic.
NEWARK — In 1890, when U.S. Census takers canvassed Newark neighborhoods, they discovered the number of residents who rented their homes outnumbered those who owned their houses.
PISCATAWAY – Summer is a peak driving time for New Jerseyans and Raceway Petroleum of Piscataway recognizes the importance of vehicle safety and fuel conservation.
The history of Perth Amboy Lodge No. 784 began in the year 1902 when Perth Amboy was a quiet little city, with a population of 18,000. Its principal business section on Smith St. extended from Front St. to state St, and the section beyond the tracks known as “Dublin.”